Alleged burglars caught in the act in Brewer
BREWER – Two men were arrested after allegedly breaking into an apartment on South Main Street over the weekend.
According to police, a brother and sister had just left their residence at 9:10 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 12, when the woman realized she had forgotten something inside. When the siblings returned, they found the door to their apartment open and two men inside who were reportedly burglarizing the home. The suspects then fled the scene but were later stopped by Sgt. Arden Jones.
Jones located some of the items reported stolen by the siblings on one of the suspects. As a result, Charles Stevenson, 29, of Brewer and Michael Kelley, 30, of Corinth were both arrested and charged with burglary.
Bucksport woman finds bones while walking in Hancock County
VERONA ISLAND – A woman made a disturbing find while enjoying a daytime walk near the Verona Island boat launch on Sunday.
The Bucksport resident called the Hancock County Sheriff's Office after discovering several small bones at the launch during her leisurely stroll. The bones were collected and stored in evidence over the weekend.
It was unclear at the time whether the remains were human or came from an animal. But after contacting the Medical Examiner's Office and sending photos of the discovery to the department, the examiner determined that the remains were in fact animal bones.
Canadian juvenile injured in possible O.U.I accident
ORONO – A teenager from Canada was injured after his vehicle struck some trees near Orchard Trails Drive on Sunday.
Authorities responded to the scene around 1:40 a.m. on Aug. 12, where they found the 17-year-old driver still inside a 2012 Dodge Ram pick-up truck. Police say he was conscious and bleeding from the head.
The teen, who was not identified, was taken to the hospital. Investigators believe alcohol may have played a role in the accident and said charges are pending.
Police searching for alleged bathing suit burglar in Clifton
CLIFTON – It's been over a week since state police were called to a bizarre burglary in Clifton where the alleged intruder was wearing just her bathing suit.
Authorities say around 9 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 6, a resident living on Yawaca Road awoke to find a woman in her late teens to early 20s wandering inside her home. The female homeowner told police the alleged burglar was wearing a bathing suit and swim suit cover up and was just walking around the residence with her flip flops and purse in hand.
The owner said nothing was taken from the home but authorities are still investigating the incident to determine who the intruder was. Police say the suspect left the residence before they arrived at the scene and before the home's owner could write down the license plate number of the car the suspect appeared to be driving.